Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

COVID-19 MENTAL HEALTH HANDBOOK Evidence-Informed Approaches to Mental Wellbeing During a Pandemic

Humanitarian Disaster Institute

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Mitigation and Prevention

This handbook was developed by the Humanitarian Disaster Institute and covers a broad range of mental health promoting strategies during disasters for the general population. The handbook synthesizes information from the literature and subject matter experts into accessible formats for the general population, with an emphasis on mental health related topics like coping, stress, isolation, and building resiliency.

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Reduction of Health Disparities

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